Jonathan Nussdorf, MD

Jonathan Nussdorf
Ochsner Medical Center - Main Campus 1514 Jefferson Hwy. New Orleans, LA 70121  1-866-OCHSNER

Specialties Offered

Dr. Jonathan Nussdorf succeeded Dr. Richard Hesse as Chairman in 2008. Dr. Nussdorf received his bachelors degree from the University of California in San Diego and a Master's degree in psychology from Vanderbilt University in Nashville, Tennessee. He earned his medical degree from the University of Louisville and completed his internship, ophthalmology residency and glaucoma fellowship at Ochsner. He then returned to Louisville and, while in private practice, continued his research and professional volunteer activities before returning to New Orleans to join the Ochsner staff in 1999. His practice and professional interests include glaucoma management and consultation, cataract and intraocular lens implantation, and participation in the training of glaucoma fellows and ophthalmology residents. Dr. Nussdorf is board certified in ophthalmology and is a member of the American Academy of Ophthalmology, the American Glaucoma Society, and the Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology. Dr. Nussdorf practices at the Ochsner Medical Center on Jefferson Highway in New Orleans and Chabert Medical Center in Houma.

Titles Held

Chairman, Department of Ophthalmology

Clinical Interests

Glaucoma management and consultation, cataract and intraocular lens implantation

Languages Spoken

English

Certifications Held

American Board of Ophthalmology

  • Medical School: Univ. of Louisville School of Medicine
  • Internship: Alton Ochsner Medical Foundation
  • Residency: Alton Ochsner Medical Foundation
  • Fellowship: Alton Ochsner Medical Foundation